Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dragon Boating

We won, we won, we won…  Edinburgh took on Godlcoast at Dragon Boating and we beat them, cue large celebratory drinks and a few hangovers. Thanks to Baz’s sister Nicky and her husband Paul we had the chance to spend … Continue reading

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Assistant Engineer

I think there must be something wrong with me…  I am quite excited and proud of the pump action on the newly serviced heads!  Now there is a statement I never thought I’d hear myself say.  One thing I had thought … Continue reading

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The Best Nights Out Are The Unplanned Ones…

You know, the ones where you say to your friends, “let’s have one cheeky drink” and they turn into a fabulous day of assorted drinks, good banter and many great stories that you relive for a while afterwards. Add in … Continue reading

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Storm Chasing!!!

Woo hoo, we are back under sail and making 10 knotts. It is such a pleasure to be returning to what we set out to do (ie sail!); the boat is relaxed, the helming much more enjoyable, the saloon much … Continue reading

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Pirate Territory

‘Aarrr me hearties’, we are crossing from the Celebes Sea through the Basialian Straights and into the Sulu Sea all under engine sadly. We have rendezvoused with 2 other yachts and are travelling in convoy over glassy seas with only … Continue reading

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Equator Crossing

Today was yet another day of squalls and sunshine for us. This is becoming a bit of a lottery on a number of levels. First of all there is the ‘what to wear dilemmas’ – full foulies to stay dry … Continue reading

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That Holiday Feeling

This leg so far has been quite a contrast to the others. So much so, that I feel like I’m on holiday. Instead of boiling seas, cold nights, taking drenching waves over the deck, howling winds and a hectic and … Continue reading

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